Category: Small business

SeaPort-e Council Meeting Q&A (May 28, 2014)

By , June 4, 2014 5:13 pm

Dear Membership,

Our sincerest thanks to everyone who attended last week’s SeaPort-e meeting. We had a great number of questions discussed with us by NUWC. For those who were unable to attend, please find the Q&A now attached.

Click to Download SeaPort-e Council Meeting Q&A Presentation (May 28, 2014)

The next SeaPort-e meeting is scheduled to be held in December 2014. As we get closer, a specific date will be scheduled and distributed.

Thank you,
NCMA RI

 

NCMA RI Industry Day 2014 – REGISTRATION REMINDER AND UPDATE!

By , May 15, 2014 3:46 pm

NCMA RI Industry Day 2014
REGISTRATION REMINDER AND UPDATE!

The Rhode Island Chapter of the National Contract Management Association (NCMA) is hosting the Bi-Annual NCMA RI Industry Day on June 25th, 2014 at the Crowne Plaza at the Crossings, Warwick, RI.

Industry Day will be a day-long event that will include presentations by NUWC Division Newport (NUWCDIVNPT) leadership, and senior managers from every technical department. A preliminary agenda for the event is as follows:

  • 0700:         Registration and Continental Breakfast
  • 0800: NCMA Welcoming Remarks/DIVNPT Leadership Presentations
  • 0845: DIVNPT Deputy Competition Advocate/Small Business Advocate
  • 0900:         Break, One on One with Speakers
  • 0930: Corporate Operations Department Overview
  • 1000: Undersea Warfare Combat Systems Department Overview
  • 1030:         Morning Break, Refreshments, One on One with Speakers
  • 1100: Platform and Payload Integration Department Overview
  • 1130: DIVNPT Technology Partnership Office Overview
  • 1200:         Break, One on One with Speakers
  • 1230: Lunch – Keynote Speaker: Rear Admiral David Duryea, Commander, Naval Undersea Warfare Center
  • 1400: Ranges, Engineering, and Analysis Department Overview
  • 1430: Sensors and Sonar Systems Department Overview
  • 1500:         Afternoon Break, Refreshments, One on One with Speakers
  • 1530: Undersea Warfare Electromagnetic Systems Department Overview
  • 1600: Undersea Warfare Weapons, Vehicles and Defensive Systems Department Overview
  • 1630:         Break, One on One with Speakers
  • 1700 – 1900: Closing Remarks, Reception and Social in the Rotunda – hors d’oeuvres provided
     

To enhance our 13th Bi-Annual Industry Day, we have implemented several noteworthy and value-added events:

  • Keynote Speaker RDML David M. Duryea, Naval Undersea Warfare Center Commander
  • We will present a message from the Honorable Senator from Rhode Island Senator Jack Reed Chairman of both the Appropriations and Armed Service Committee
  • Each department will provide a 2-year forecast of anticipated procurements
  • Presenters will remain at the Industry Day for the entire day
  • Attendees will have an opportunity to meet one-on-one with Department Heads (or designee), and Technical Department Acquisition Advocates after their presentations
     

As in the past, there are two (2) levels of Corporate Sponsorship available: DIAMOND and PLATINUM.

  • Diamond Corporation Sponsorship $2,500.00
  • Platinum Corporate Sponsorship $1,500.00
     

We are pleased to announce that the following companies have agreed to sponsor this important event as of May 14, 2014:

Diamond Level
American Systems
AMETEK SCP, Inc.
Gateway Ventures, Inc.

Platinum Level
Alion Science and Technology
BAE Systems
Dell Federal
Engineering Services Network, Inc.
L-3 Unidyne Inc.
McLaughlin Research Corp.
Patrona Corporation
Science Applications International Corp
 

Please contact Mr. William Reed at wreed169@gmail.com, (860) 912-2694 if you are interested in joining this sponsorship list.

Industry Day attendance is limited and a large response is anticipated, so do not delay. The conference attendance/registration fee of $250 is valid through May 31st only, and will increase to $300 per person thereafter.

To register, please go to http://ncma-ri.org/event-registration. All lodging and transportation arrangements are the responsibility of the attendees. The Crowne Plaza at the Crossings, Warwick, RI (401-732-6000) is the conference hotel.

For additional information on Industry Day, please visit our website at http://ncma-ri.org/industry-days. You may also contact our Industry Day Chairman, Mr. David Horne at (860) 448-3253 extension 100 or dhorne@aphysci.com.
 

** To Download a Copy of this Announcement, click the link below:
NCMA RI Industry Day 2014 – REGISTRATION REMINDER AND UPDATE!

 

NCMA Newsletter – April 2014

By , May 10, 2014 7:10 pm

 
Click to Download NCMA Newsletter – April 2014 (Volume I, Issue I)

 

Come to the NCMA Breakfast series to learn more about this exciting program that benefits Small Businesses in assisting with R&D!

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By , February 21, 2014 8:06 pm

NCMA Breakfast Series – SBIR Overview – Learn how to obtain grant money for R&D from the Government:

Date: March 4, 2014
Time: 0900 – 1100am
Location: Mainstay Inn Conference Room – Newport
Topic: SBIR Overview
Address: 151 Admiral Kalbfus Rd, Newport RI

Cost: $10.00 for Breakfast

- Innovate RI Small Business Fund 3_4_14.ppt
- SBIR_LM MST_JCB_4March2014_NDIA_NUWC.pptx
- DON SBIR_STTR At A Glance – Griffin – 20140304.pptx

Small Business Round Table (SBRT) breakfast meetings coming up in 2014

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By , January 16, 2014 6:54 pm

NCMA RI has an exciting slate of Small Business Round Table (SBRT) breakfast meetings coming up in 2014. Our schedule and a brief overview of each SBRT breakfast meeting is as follows:


 
Topic:
Introduction to SBIRs
Date: 29 January 2014
Time: 0900-1100
Location: NUWCDIVNPT Building 80

Synopsis: Overview of the program with government and industry speakers / presentations. Speakers consist of Jack Griffin of NUWCDIVNPT who give an overview of the DIVNPT/NAVSEA SBIR program, Christine Smith, Executive Director of the RI Science & Technology Advisory Council, Rhode TBD from the State of RI who will discuss new/updated state SBIR initiatives, and Jon Bell of Lockheed Martin who will discuss their SBIR Program Management Organization.
 


 
Topic:
CMMI Certification
Date: 25 February 2014
Time: 0900-1100
Location: NUWCDIVNPT Building 80

Synopsis: Overview of the certification process – speakers TBD.
 


 
Topic:
SBIR Overview
Date: March 4, 2014
Time: 0900-1100
Location: Mainstay Inn Conference Room – Newport
Address: 151 Admiral Kalbfus Rd, Newport RI
Cost: $10.00 for Breakfast

Synopsis: NCMA Breakfast Series – Learn how to obtain grant money for R&D from the Government
 


 
Topic:
SeaPort-e 101
Date: 25 March 2014
Time: 0900-1100
Location: Mainstay Inn Conference Room – Newport

Synopsis: Seaport overview with government and industry speakers / presentations. An opportunity to ask questions both entry level and past performers.
 


 
Topic:
Small Business to Large Business Matchmaking
Date: 29 April 2014
Registration Begins: 0800
Location: Mainstay Inn Conference Room – 151 Admiral Kalfbus Road, Newport RI

Fee: $75 per small business (with no limit on the number of attendees), this includes small businesses that want to "attend but not deliver a presentation". This fee covers all expenses including breakfast, coffee breaks and lunch. There is no fee for large business participants.

Registration Deadline:

SMALL BUSINESS REGISTRATION: Pre-register by e-mail to hill_tony@bah.com and ksant@esncc.com NLT 14 April, 2014. Please provide the individual’s name, company, phone and e-mail address, and the NAICS Codes they support that qualify them as a small business.

LARGE BUSINESS RSVP: hill_tony@bah.com and ksant@esncc.com NLT 14 April, 2014.

Synopsis: Small business presentations and introductions followed by a lunch and networking event.
 


 
Please mark your calendars and keep an eye out for additional details as events draw closer!
 


 
The Naval Undersea Warfare Center Division Newport (NUWCDIVNPT) will host a Pre-Solicitation Conference to provide interested parties with technical information and solicit feedback on the Code 34 Radio Frequency Distribution and Control System requirement to be competed via FedBizOpps, N66604-14-R-0102.

This is a re-compete and consolidation of NUWCDIVNPT requirements N66604-10-C-0531 and N66604-12-D-0051. The incumbent for both requirements is EADS North America Test and Services.

The Pre-Solicitation Conference will be held as follows:

Date: Tuesday, January 14
Time: 9:00 am – 11:00 am (EST)
Location: NUWCDIVNPT Building 80, Newport, RI 02842

Pre-registration is required. Please see attached for additional details: Click Here